Peggy Jones, 85, Loved Chappaquiddick Home

Margaret (Peggy) Denham Turnbull Jones, 85, of Concord, N.H., and Edgartown, died Dec. 16 at Havenwood, Concord, N.H. She was the wife...

Janet E.W. Gibbons, 91, Played Organ at Church

Janet Elliott Whitehill Gibbons of Oak Bluffs died Dec. 19 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after a brief illness. She was 91. Janet was born...

Jean Knapp of Oak Bluffs Dies at 87, Family Near

Jean Murphy Clancy Knapp of Oak Bluffs, the wife of Dr. J. Walter Knapp, died Tuesday, Dec. 25 at her home, surrounded by family. Born Jean...

Douglas S. Woodward

Douglas Scott Woodward, 36, of Palm Desert, Calif., died Dec. 22 at his home. He was the son of Robert and Phyllis Sargelis Woodward of Reidsville...

Joseph David Stewart, 63, Buoyed Furniture, Lives

Joseph David Stewart of Oak Bluffs died Dec. 23, surrounded by his wife and daughters at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after battling lung cancer....

Rose Anthony, Dedicated Island Teacher, Author, Dies at Age 79

It was the spring of 1949, and the dean of students at Emmanuel College in Boston was worried. Chester V. Sweatt, superintendent of the...

Ruth B. Hughes Was Former Oak Bluffs Treasurer

Ruth B. Hughes died Thursday at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Mrs. Hughes served the town of Oak Bluffs for many years and in many capacities....

Julie Hurley Rollins, 73, Was Vineyard Resident

Julie Hurley Rollins, 73, of Venice, Fla., formerly of the Vineyard, died Dec. 17. Born in Cambridge on Oct. 14, 1934, she has been a resident...

John E. Holmes Jr., 60, Kept the Horses Flying

John E. Holmes Jr., of West Wareham, died Nov. 21 at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston with his family by his side. He was 60. Born...

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